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Author Topic: Eternal EX 1/1700  (Read 2880 times)

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Eternal EX 1/1700
« on: June 09, 2011, 02:11:57 PM »

FFMH-Y101 Eternal

Year released: Feb 2005
Release Number: EX Model 21
Size & weight: 308mm L x 190mm W x 65mm H, 260gr
Approx cost:$40
Origin: Gundam Seed (also appeared in Gundam Seed Destiny)
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Re: Eternal EX 1/1700
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2011, 02:17:04 PM »

Quite a nice kit of the MS support ship Eternal. It is molded in light pink & white. It comes with a stand and 1/1700 scale Justice, Freedom & Providence Gundams. It also has 2 Meteor units.

It can be displayed with the launch bay retracted or extended. The main gun has a movable barrel and the side wings can be shown open or closed. The Meteor Unit docking clamps hinge to allow you to 'launch' them if you come across any baddies that need a touch up. As with all EX kits glue and paint are a must.
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Re: Eternal EX 1/1700
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2011, 09:19:18 AM »

that looks great especially since it comes with the mini gundams ive officially added this to my want list
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Re: Eternal EX 1/1700
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2011, 01:06:46 PM »

Actually, you don't need glue except for the finger nail sized MS. This was one of my first kits, so it was simple and basically two colors.
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Re: Eternal EX 1/1700
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2011, 01:39:15 PM »

Yes you are correct that you don't need glue for a snap fit as Bandai have done a pretty job in hiding most of the join lines. Unfortunatrly there are still a couple of joins that need attention such as the 2 out riggers and the bridge section, hence the mention of the need for glue.

I started mine today as this is one of my favourite non UC ships along with Minerva. It looks like a pretty straight forward build although I'm not looking forward to those 1/1700 Gundams  :-\
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Re: Eternal EX 1/1700
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2011, 04:06:23 PM »

i have a question...can anyone demonstrate/show me its actual size? pretty please?
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Re: Eternal EX 1/1700
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2011, 01:00:57 AM »

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Re: Eternal EX 1/1700
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2011, 11:15:43 AM »

For those thinking about building the Eternal here are some pics of the seams that need glue. The rest of the ship goes together without any problems (we mine did  ;) )

The bridge only needs it at the front from the cockpit forwards as the rest is covered by other parts. The most difficult part is the very front where the vents are. I just drizzled some thick glue into each vent and let it form a skin over the entire area. I'll then just paint over the whole skin. If you don't intend showing the internals of the launch bay at any time you could pretty much leave the vents and just give them a good coat of paint as they are partly covered by the turret mount and not all that visible in normal configuration.

The bow is pretty staright forward. The seam on the underside needs attention, the rest form part of the panel lines.

The stern has a few areas that need attention. A small bit on the underside just behind the main thruster and the curved area above the main thruster.

The nacelles need attention to the seam along the entire underside and a small part on the topside just at the very tip.
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Re: Eternal EX 1/1700
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2011, 06:00:03 PM »

Here's a shot of my finished model.

Link to the rest http://gundamaustralia.com/forum/index.php?topic=1559.0
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